Gus A Bealor, 65, a retired logistics officer with the Central Intelligence Agency and former resident of Riverdale, died Monday in a hospital in San Antonio, Tex. He had emphysema.
Mr. Bealor spent 21 years with the CIA before retiring in 1973. During these years, he served his country, Africa, and the Far East. From 1964 until the time of his retirement, he was a liaison officer with the Army and Air Force units in the San Antonio area.
He was born in West Virginia and reared in the Washington area. He was a 1933 graduate of Hyattsville High School, where he lettered in track, basketball, baseball, and football. In 1932, he set a Maryland state record for the 50-yard dash.
He attended Southeastern University in Washington, worked for Peoples Drug Store, then served with the Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II. He retired from the Air Force Reserves as a colonel in 1973. He was a resident of San Antonio at the time of his death.
Mr. Bealor's first wife, the former Winnifred Steadman, died in 1964. His second wife, Udena Pearce, died last year.
His survivors include two daughters by his first marriage, Barbara Hines of New Carrollton, and Winnifred Overton of Crofton; a son by his first marriage, Bruce, of San Antonio; two sisters, Kathryn Myers of Hyattsville, and Virginia Ellington of Bowie, and three grandchildren.